Former home of orthinologist Lisa Salmon, this bird sancuary is home to some 27 species of bird. Guests receive small feeders full of sugar water to ensure close contact.

 
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Parks and Outdoors Review of Rockland Feeding Sanctuary

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Gardens,Nature
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Among the many hummingbirds at the Feeding Station, watch for Jamaica's national bird, the red-billed streamer-tail hummingbird, known locally as the doctor bird. The male is easily recognized by his long split tail and iridescent green chest.
  • Rocklands is the former home of ornithologist and environmentalist Lisa Salmon, also known as "The Bird Lady." The quaint house and lush grounds are located near the mountain village of Anchovy, about 5 miles inland from Montego Bay.
  • Enjoy the collection of clever makeshift feeders scattered about the grounds and hanging from most trees.
Every visitor to Rocklands is given a small glass feeder filled with sugar water and shown how to hold it in just the right way to lure birds down from the trees for a drink. It is an amazing experience. At least 27 species of birds live on the

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Address:
(Off Anchovy Main Road, look for the signpost)
Anchovy
Montego Bay, St. James,
Jamaica
Parking: 2p-5p


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 1 876 952 2009
Neighborhood: Montego Bay
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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